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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,096
Posted By mhpr262
This has got to be one of the craziest things I...

This has got to be one of the craziest things I have ever read on advrider. I can see this developing into one of our site memes ... now even FJRs have some character :lol3
Forum: Europe 07-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By mhpr262
On which day will you arrive? Beginning in August...

On which day will you arrive? Beginning in August I have six weeks of holidays coming up, I might be able to show you around a bit.

Anything special you are planning to see? Neuschwanstein,...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By mhpr262
WTF I didn't see that when I rode the...

WTF I didn't see that when I rode the Großglockner ... I arrived at the southern end and there was nothing in sight resembling a toll booth, and I have never seen a pass with TWO of them :huh
...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By mhpr262
Glad I could help. Some things I have...

Glad I could help.

Some things I have forgotten:

1. The toll booth of the Großglockner is on the northern end. If you approach from the south you can ride it all day long for free ... as long...
Forum: EMEA 06-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By mhpr262
If you stay in the Dolomites make sure you don't...

If you stay in the Dolomites make sure you don't miss the Passo Pordoi. Absolutely spectacular. the Pordoi, the Passo Giovo (Jaufenpass in german) and the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße are the best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 379,138
Posted By mhpr262
Fact is this "All American" nonsense Harley keeps...

Fact is this "All American" nonsense Harley keeps spouting is just lip service, they could do better. Nowadays with China making just about everything and so many manufacturing jobs outsourced and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 379,138
Posted By mhpr262
Well, Tesla doesn't put the stars and stripes on...

Well, Tesla doesn't put the stars and stripes on each and every bit of the stuff they sell, that makes it different, I agree ... :deal

They also don't have clutches that fail when you decide to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 13,526
Posted By mhpr262
If she had killed my brother or another family...

If she had killed my brother or another family member I would sure be mad they died for such stupidity, but ten years in prison is too much. I know myself too well, I might pull off such a brain fart...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 13,526
Posted By mhpr262
Considering it was a Harley rider he probably...

Considering it was a Harley rider he probably used only the rear brake too ...



In Germany we have the law that you can only go so fast that you can stop within the distance you can oversee at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 379,138
Posted By mhpr262
Somehow, treehugging socialist electric vehicle...

Somehow, treehugging socialist electric vehicle maker Tesla in hippie California manages more than that, and when the battery gigafactory has been built it will be around 90%. It may even be 90% now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 379,138
Posted By mhpr262
That is the point of the bike, they want to...

That is the point of the bike, they want to attract a completely new customer base. Yesterday I read an article about BMW's new electric i3 car. Allegedly more than 80% of the buyers are (highly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 379,138
Posted By mhpr262
It is just a prototype after all and developing...

It is just a prototype after all and developing the motor and controller and especially the software is pretty difficult and expensive ... I think it is safe to assume the "help" they got consisted...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 379,138
Posted By mhpr262
Motor and electronic controller are from Mission...

Motor and electronic controller are from Mission Motors.
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,950
Posted By mhpr262
I was just about to post the same. I suspect they...

I was just about to post the same. I suspect they put in only half the possible battery size, so as not to scare off people with the weight of the bike. And, as an added benefit, make it less likely...
Forum: EMEA 06-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By mhpr262
If you need more info or suggestions, ask away, I...

If you need more info or suggestions, ask away, I can tell you some places to stay in overnight, too.
Forum: EMEA 06-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By mhpr262
There is a very large well-known BMW motorcycle...

There is a very large well-known BMW motorcycle dealer close to where I live - Karl Maier in Neufinsing, Bavaria. Four times world champion and eight times German champion on the dirt track.

He...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,598
Posted By mhpr262
Where is the picture of the TV journalist? :deal

Where is the picture of the TV journalist? :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By mhpr262
Lol, thanks for digging out my old ride report. ...

Lol, thanks for digging out my old ride report.

I always felt irrationally miffed about this one because I only got one response :lol3

Regarding the change of bike, it's not really worth it to...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By mhpr262
Saturday should be good, most german restaurants...

Saturday should be good, most german restaurants and cafés are closed on one day during the week because they are all open on Sunday, so the waitstaff get their break. Usually it's on Monday or...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By mhpr262
Saturday should be good, most german restaurants...

Saturday should be good, most german restaurants and cafés are closed on one day during the week because they are all open on Sunday, so the waitstaff get their break. Usually it's on Monday or...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By mhpr262
WTF Why can't I edit my post? Weird. Anyway...

WTF Why can't I edit my post? Weird.

Anyway here is the Festival link I forgot:

http://www.bergwelt-suedschwarzwald.de/de/kultur/kirschtorte.php

Look at the "Ergebnisse Profis" links, the...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By mhpr262
If you can go a bit earlier you could attend the...

If you can go a bit earlier you could attend the biannual Schwarzwälder Kirschtorten Championship in Todtnauberg, May 6th 2014.

Gold medal winner in 2010 was Nicole Speidel, who works in the Café...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,800
Posted By mhpr262
real motorcycle air conditioning has arrived

Check out this new piece of gear:

http://www.gizmag.com/entrosys-motorcycle-airconditioner-review/30585/

$1500 isn't exactly cheap though, but if it means making the thee or four months of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By mhpr262
:thwak jeez how can a guy on a motorcycle...

:thwak

jeez how can a guy on a motorcycle forum not know a 916?
Forum: Face plant 11-29-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,507
Posted By mhpr262
I have had two accidents in my riding career so...

I have had two accidents in my riding career so far - one lowside and once slammed into the side of a car that had been signalling left and then turned right as I passes on the right - and both times...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,619
Posted By mhpr262
Have you ever actually ridden a Street Glide?...

Have you ever actually ridden a Street Glide? Might be you'll be cured of your unwholesome lusts after that.
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,468
Posted By mhpr262
Not sure if I get this right ... you mean you and...

Not sure if I get this right ... you mean you and the cager were coming "up" from the vertical part of the T and the motorcyclist was coming from the right hand, horizontal part and tried to turn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9,044
Views: 1,806,362
Posted By mhpr262
it has? I have yet to see one ... :huh

it has? I have yet to see one ... :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 33,393
Posted By mhpr262
Going to jail for FIVE YEARS or even ONE YEAR for...

Going to jail for FIVE YEARS or even ONE YEAR for a wheelie??? :eek1:eek1:eek1

Wow, that is insane ... or some lawmaker has a brother in law who owns one of those private jails ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31,839
Views: 7,788,063
Posted By mhpr262
He probably just tipped over because he was...

He probably just tipped over because he was carrying only ONE gun concealed under his jacket and upset his weight distribution. If he had been dual wielding he would have stayed balanced. There is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,613
Posted By mhpr262
Especially the ones who bought a Hayabusa or a...

Especially the ones who bought a Hayabusa or a GSXR 1000 ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31,839
Views: 7,788,063
Posted By mhpr262
Ten times?:eek1 I was stung once in the neck the...

Ten times?:eek1 I was stung once in the neck the day before yesterday, hurt like hell and half of my face and neck was (and still is) grotesquely swollen.

I was doing around 60mph and saw the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 36,528
Posted By mhpr262
There are some bikes that make seem this not so...

There are some bikes that make seem this not so far from the truth as one would think, however.

Some years ago when they first came out I test rode an Aprilia Shiver 750, and that bike had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 36,528
Posted By mhpr262
Exactly ... carbs seen simpler and more rugged,...

Exactly ... carbs seen simpler and more rugged, but in the vast majority of cases it is they that give the owner more trouble, not FI.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 26,722
Posted By mhpr262
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,036
Posted By mhpr262
How about getting training AND proper gear??? I...

How about getting training AND proper gear??? I bet a lot of Harley riders and squids have NEITHER.

Proper training is NOT a replacement for gear, if that was what your post was about.

BTW I...
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By mhpr262
The Czech Republic is very nice. I have done two...

The Czech Republic is very nice. I have done two trips there already, with two ride reports see my sig). Great food, great beer, great scenery, little traffic, cheap.
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By mhpr262
That's weird, I have just returned from pretty...

That's weird, I have just returned from pretty much exactly the same trip that you have planned, only in the other direction! :huh

I have done a ride report in the "Day Trippin'" section, titled...
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By mhpr262
You are welcome to check out my "Dolomites" and...

You are welcome to check out my "Dolomites" and "Three days in the Alps" RRs in my sig. When do you intend to arrive? Summer holiday in bavaria end in exactly three weeks, high season is basically...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By mhpr262
from Gmunden I rode west to the Attersee and...

from Gmunden I rode west to the Attersee and Mondsee:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1807_zps5a4cc779.jpg
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